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Police concern over firearms after latest shootings

CENTRAL Detective Unit Chief Paul Rolle said police were concerned with the levels of illegal firearms on the streets following two shooting incidents, one of which claimed the life of a man.

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Man's sentence halved for drug possession

A MAN was told by the Court of Appeal yesterday to “go and sin no more” after they cut in half his four-year sentence for possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply.

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Sex crime suspect arrested in Exuma

A 70-year-old man wanted for more than a dozen sexual offences in Florida was arrested in Exuma Saturday night, after being on the run for almost a year.

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Another boycott to be held to protest cost of power

FREEPORT – The Coalition of Concerned Citizens is expected to initiate another “lower the cost of power” boycott and protest next week against the Grand Bahama Power Company/EMERA.

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Hepburn appeals conviction in killing of Nellie Mae

PRINCE Hepburn, who is contesting his murder conviction on the basis that he was suffering from “diminished responsibility” at the time of Nellie Mae Brown-Cox’s killing, will have to wait nine weeks before his appeal is heard.

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Immigration officer 'drove getaway car'

AUTHORITIES say they have two persons in custody, including a woman immigration officer, who they believe drove a getaway vehicle during the armed robbery of an off duty police officer.

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'Three held' over British resident's murder

FREEPORT - Three Grand Bahama men are being questioned by police in connection with the murder of British resident Edgar Dart, The Tribune understands.

Life expectancy shows slight rise

THE life expectancy at birth for Bahamians has risen slightly according to a report released by the Department of Statistics yesterday.

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KB album sales to help environment

LOCAL musician Kirkland Bodie (KB), will donate the proceeds of his fourth “KB and Friends Album” to Friends of the Environment that provide environmental education through field trips, summer camps and after school programmes.

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Back to court for bid to extradite drug suspect

THE EXTRADITION-case of accused drug lord Melvin Maycock Sr and others should go back to the Magistrate’s Court, the London-based Privy Council ruled yesterday.